Shawnee Indian Mission - Plan your visit
Shawnee Mission, like many other missions, was established as a manual training school attended by boys and girls from Shawnee, Delaware, and other Indian nations from 1839 to 1862. Visit this 12-acre National Historic Landmark and learn the stories of those who lived there.
*Note - Site is temporarily closed
- 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday
- Closed state holidays
- $5 adults; $1 students; Kansas Historical Foundation members and children five and under admitted free
- Portions ADA accessible. Please notify us prior to your visit if you or a member of your party requires accommodation for special needs or disabilities.
- For groups of more than 10, we request two weeks prior notice
- Find more information about tours: American Indian Homes in Kansas, Jumping Off to Oregon, Traveling the Santa Fe Trail, and Manifest Destiny and Its Impact on American Indian Culture
- Site administrator Anita Faddis
- Find gifts and souvenirs related to the site in the Museum Store.
- Became a state site in 1927
- In Kansapedia
- In Kansas Memory
- National Register nomination, listed in 1966
- National Historic Landmark, added in 1968